Big Kid
Summer

30 Easy Summer Activities For Kids That Work Rain Or Shine

by Caroline Hogeveen

These have a retro summer-vibe — back from when we had to entertain ourselves without screens for hours.

4th Of July

15 Fun & Historical 4th Of July Facts To Share With Your Kids

by Ashley Jones

Like how many hot dogs Americans eat each year — it's a lot.

Pride

Activist Imara Jones On Raising Kids Who Celebrate Black Trans Identity

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

“This is basic, fundamental, good parenting.”

Parenting

Keep Talking To Your Kids About Abortion — It's More Important Than Ever

by Meg St-Esprit

There’s a good chance your kids already think they know some “facts.”

Coronavirus

The Covid Vaccine For Kids Under 5 Has Been Sent To The FDA For Review

by Ashley Jones

Here’s what we know so far.

Juneteenth

How To Explain Juneteenth To Your Kids — With Joy & Truth

by Tiffany Eve Lawrence

“Juneteenth is a celebration, a day to reclaim joy and liberation.”

Raising Good Humans

This Book Shows Kids How to Navigate Social Situations With Humor & Grace

by Jacqueline Burt Cote

“What Can I Say” is all about empowering kids to be good humans who can express themselves.

Halloween

11 Kid-Friendly Ghost Stories For Littles Ones

by Alice Emory and Grace Gallagher

Tales designed to incite a wee fright, but not a full-on freak-out.

The Tooth Fairy

Explaining The Tooth Fairy To Kids

by Alice Emory

How to handle the myth of the winged canine collector.

News

What You Need To Know Before Talking To Your Kids About Gun Violence

by Keiko Talley and Meg St-Esprit
Parenting

Social Media’s Effect On Kids’ Wellbeing Is A Public Health Emergency

by Lynda Lin Grigsby

Facebook's whistleblower Frances Haugen would know.

Toys For Big Kids

Lego’s Newest Set Imagines Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night In Brick Form

by Elizabeth Angell

A wee Vincent at his easel pivots in front of the iconic painting.

Parenting

Yes, Your Young Children Belong At Abortion Rallies

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Abortion is a family issue.

Summer

21 Rainy Day Summer Activities

by Tiffany Eve Lawrence

Here’s how to be prepared when the clouds roll in.

Reality

Why I'm Talking To My Teenage Son About Abortion — And Vasectomies

by Issa M. Mas

Our sons need to be part of the conversation.

Movies & TV Shows

21 Magical Shows & Movies About Unicorns

by Jessica Booth

Because your kid can’t get enough of those ethereal creatures.